Job of the Week: Unit Human Resources Administrator I

This week, MSU Human Resources features a job posting from the Eli Broad College of Business for a Unit Human Resources Administrator position (posting 790472). The Broad College of Business values collaboration and aims to develop global transformational leaders who positively impact society.

The Human Resources Administrator is responsible for managing HR duties for faculty and academic staff employees. They provide leadership in strategic management and advise administrators on human resources procedures and policies. They will also facilitate the hiring process for faculty and academic staff personnel actions for the Broad College. They supervise staff performance appraisal processes and procedures. For a list of all responsibilities, click here.

The ideal candidate should have a four-year degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or a related field. Three to five years of experience in managing human resources functions, implementing training programs and computer applications is preferred.

To learn more about the Eli Broad College of Business, visit broad.msu.edu. To apply for this position, prepare a resume, cover letter and three professional references and submit your application here by July 5.

Job of the Week: Farm Assistant Manager

This week, MSU Human Resources features a job posting from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources for a Farm Assistant Manager position (posting 787521). The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources aims to enhance the quality of life for Michigan citizens and the world by progressing education for the management of communities and agricultural, natural resource and food systems to sustainably meet diverse human needs.

The Farm Assistant Manager is responsible for overseeing or assisting in managing the facility’s daily operations and monitoring crop and harvesting conditions and progress. They will also assist with various reports such as nutrient management, crop production, billing and more. They assist in managing the support staff and planning crop operations. For a list of all responsibilities, click here.

The ideal candidate should have a four-year degree in Animal Science, Crop and Soil Science or a related field. One to three years of experience in supervision and all areas of farm work or production with specific animal groups and crops is preferred. They should also have experience with computers and farm equipment.

Though not required, it is helpful for applicants to have a Pest Applicators Certification. Upon hire, candidates must obtain a CDL A or B and a commercial pesticide applicator license with a 1A endorsement.
To learn more about the College of Agriculture and Natural Science, visit canr.msu.edu. To apply for this position, prepare a resume and cover letter and submit your application here by June 21.

Job of the Week: Travel Operations Coordinator / Operations Coordinator

This week, MSU Human Resources features a job posting for a Travel Operations/Operations Coordinator (posting 786029) with the MSU Finance Office. MSU Finance provides leadership, guidance, direction and oversight to the university’s complex financial and business functions.

The Operations Coordinator is responsible for data collection to verify HR, expense and travel policy compliance. They will give recommendations to enhance financial compliance, create training content, analyze data to identify patterns in travel expenses and other data, coordinate planning for event related projects and create reports and presentations for stakeholders. For a list of all responsibilities, click here

The ideal candidate should have an Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a business related field. Additionally, they should have 1-3 years of experience in data mining or consolidation, report building, customer service, curriculum development or event management.

To learn more about the MSU Financial Office, visit https://finance.msu.edu/index.html. To apply for this position, prepare a resume and cover letter and submit your application here by June 14.

Job of the Week: Skilled Trades Supervisors

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is a Skilled Trades Supervisor (posting 774284) in the department of Power and Water through Infrastructure Planning and Facilities. 

The Skilled Trades Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the install, repair and maintenance of power and water controls. In addition, all Power and Water hiring, recruiting and training are assigned to this role. The supervisor will work with union representatives, manage the department budget and develop and coordinate power outage plans. This professional must also uphold IPF’s commitment to fostering an equitable, inclusive culture. For a full list of responsibilities, click here.

Applicants interested in this position should have knowledge normally acquired from at least one year of higher education and five to eight years work experience in maintenance of electrical equipment. The applicant must also possess a valid drivers license and meet MSU safe driving standards. The desired qualifications include, but are not limited to a degree in electrical, chemical or mechanical engineering, knowledge of power plant operations and experience with labor relations. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and Continuous or Predictive Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS, PEMS) is also desired. IPF is looking for a staff member who understands different perspectives while utilizing expert knowledge on the technical operations of the position. 

Learn more about MSU IPF at https://ipf.msu.edu/. Find more information and apply with a cover letter and resume by May 3 here. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week: Enrollment Services Assistant

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is an Enrollment Services Assistant (posting 769164) with the Office of the Registrar. They are looking for a friendly and knowledgeable individual for their customer service team.

The candidate selected to fill this role will work collaboratively with others to deliver positive outcomes, provide exceptional service, and ensure compliance with federal, state, and university regulations. As a primary member of the customer service team, they will explain policies and procedures, and answer questions from students, parents, faculty, staff, and others about all functional areas within the Office of the Registrar. 

The education and experience of interested applicants should include a high school education and one to three years of experience in student and/or financial aid record-keeping systems, word processing, and spreadsheet software. Preferred, but not required, qualifications include experience in a high-volume customer service environment and experience in academic record-keeping, student data systems, and online communication and services such as social media, email, chat, and text. The full list of qualifications can be found here

Learn more about the Office of the Registrar at https://reg.msu.edu/. To apply, submit your resume and provide a cover letter explaining your experience and why this position would be a positive career move for you here by April 12. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Manager of Public Programming – Exhibitions Manager

This week, MSU Human Resources is featuring an open position with the MSU Museum. The MSU Museum is seeking a Manager of Public Programming – Exhibitions Manager (job posting 765811). This is a support staff position under Provost and Academic Affairs.

Reporting to the Creative Director, the Manager of Public Programming will develop, implement, and evaluate educational and outreach programming stemming from the Museum’s division for innovation and experimentation. The position requires an ability to effectively and diplomatically work with individuals and groups from all over the community. The projects, programs, and initiatives for such a position will naturally vary in scale from intimate to expansive, with a spectrum of engagement expectations that range from scholarly presentations to large-scale projects that engage the broader campus community and extended public, many of whom may not be routine museum-goers. A lively balance of programs that deepen understanding, build audiences and push the boundaries on what it means to be a 21st-century interdisciplinary museum is expected. A detailed list of duties and responsibilities can be found here.

The candidate selected for this role will have a four-year college degree or equivalent experience in science communications, the arts or humanities, or a related field. They should also have three or more years of experience related to exhibitions in a museum, gallery, or foundation. Additional desired experience includes project planning, budget development, contract negotiation, and supervisory experience.

Learn more about the MSU Museum at https://museum.msu.edu/. To apply for this position, you will need a resume, cover letter, and three professional references. Click here to apply by April 5, 2022. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Extension Community Nutrition Instructor

This week’s featured job posting from MSU Human Resources is for a Community Nutrition Instructor (posting 7466727) through MSU Extension, Emmet and Charlevoix Counties.

The instructor is responsible for delivering nutrition and physical activity education programs with the support of the MSU Extension Health and Nutrition Institute. Job responsibilities include conducting virtual and in-person programs about critical issues facing a wide variety of audiences, specifically through the lens of diversity, equity and inclusion. The goals for these programs are defined by grants including but not limited to Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP). The position will operate in Emmet and Charlevoix Counties and requires active community participation such as attendance at city meetings and knowledge of the area and its residents. For a full list of responsibilities, click here.

Educational requirements of the position include an associates degree, at least two years of experience in effective program delivery in health-related subject matter, and effective oral and written communication skills. An equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. Desired qualifications include experience in managing participants and volunteers, knowledge of classroom management techniques, ability to accept and delegate responsibilities and use of Zoom video conferencing.

Learn more about MSU Extension at https://www.canr.msu.edu/outreach/. Read more about this position and apply with a resume, cover letter and four professional references by March 22 here. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Job of the Week: Communications Manager I

This week’s featured job from MSU Human Resources is a Communications Manager I support staff position (posting 743910) for the Department of Strategic Initiatives in Infrastructure and Planning Facilities. 

The selected candidate will report directly to the Infrastructure Planning and Facilities (IPF) communications manager. Special duties include, but are not limited to, oversight of photography, video and other multimedia and management of social media accounts. They will be responsible for strategy development and creation of all visual communication materials for IPF and oversee MSU and IPF level branding. The position will work to develop and maintain relationships internal and external to IPF. The staff member will also prepare files and reports for vendor printing and design presentations. For the complete list of responsibilities, click here

Applicants interested in this role should be self-starters who possess good decision making and problem solving skills. Knowledge required includes what would normally be acquired in a four-year college degree program in a communications-related field. One to three years of related experience in print marketing, photo and video production, and social media oversight is also required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered when filling this position. The desired qualifications for the position include experience with the Adobe Creative Cloud, website content management systems, and social media sites and content. The ideal candidate would also be a creative and innovative lifelong learner with the ability to communicate effectively with a diverse population. 
Learn more about Infrastructure and Planning Facilities at ipf.msu.edu. Read more about the position here and apply with a resume, cover letter, and portfolio by November 9. All the latest job postings can be found at careers.msu.edu.

Jobs of the Week: IT Purchasing Agent and Purchasing Agent

This week we are featuring two postings from University Procurement and Logistics, an IT Purchasing Agent (700245) position and Purchasing Agent (700310) position. If you’d like to be considered for both positions, please note you will need to apply to each posting separately. Applications close April 27, 2021

IT Purchasing Agent Position (700245)

For the IT Purchasing Agent position, you will be a part of a team of buyers who are responsible for purchasing information technology, such as software, hardware, Saas and related commodities. Responsibilities include procuring complex commodities and services that require extensive knowledge and expertise; collaborating with university stakeholders and subject matter experts to ensure MSU gets the best value when spending public funds;  evaluating purchase requisitions; writing and soliciting proposals; determining suppliers to be solicited for information, proposals and quotations (RFIs, RFPs, RFQs); carrying out public bid openings to prepare and evaluate bid analyses and approve the selected vendor. 

You will be expected to frequently communicate, collaborate and interact with Purchasing Department management, campus clients, current/potential suppliers and be an active participant on campus committees. 

The ideal candidate will have the knowledge equivalent to that of completing a four-year university and/or degree program in supply chain management, business or communication with relevant courses in purchasing, materials management and inventory control, information technology or related field. Desired qualifications include three to five years of related or expansive work experience in purchasing products and services, an economic and accounting business methods, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Read the job posting for a full list of responsibilities and desired qualifications.

Purchasing Agent Position (700310)

For the Purchasing Agent position, you will be responsible for procuring complex commodities and services requiring extensive knowledge and expertise; collaborate with university stakeholders and subject matter experts; evaluate purchase requisitions; write and solicit proposals; formulate specifications for large-scale purchases and determine suppliers to be solicited for requires for information, proposals and quotations (RFIs, RFPs and RFQs). Other responsibilities include conducting big openings and preparing and evaluating bid analyses; managing supplier relationships and monitoring supplier performance for commodities and/or suppliers; negotiating prices, terms and conditions with suppliers and writing, approving, issuing and administering purchase orders for MSU.

This position also requires frequent communication, collaboration and interaction with Purchasing Department management, campus clients, current/potential suppliers and to be an active member on campus committees.

A successful candidate has the knowledge equivalent to that of a four-year university and/or degree program in supply chain management, business of communication with relevant courses in purchasing, materials management and inventory control or related fields. The ideal candidate has three to five years or related work experience purchasing products, an economic and accounting business methods, or a combination of education and experience equivalent to that. For detailed information on all the responsibilities and qualifications visit the job description. 

For more details on the responsibilities of these position, and to view all our current postings, visit careers.msu.edu

Job of the Week – Director of the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic

This week’s job of the week is a Director of the Couple and Family Therapy Clinic (#644406) for MSU’s College of Social Science, specifically for the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. This position is seeking an individual with effective communication skills to oversee the day-to-day operations of the clinic.

The responsibilities for this role include overseeing business systems, supervising clinic staff, and providing support to the couple and family therapy program by teaching courses and helping with program reaccreditation. Additional responsibilities for this role include recruiting and supervising undergraduate interns, developing and maintaining a clinic database, and the purchasing of supplies and equipment.

The ideal candidate would possess knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a master’s degree in Couple/Marriage and Family Therapy, Family Psychology, or a closely related clinical area; see job posting for a complete list of desired qualifications.

For more details on the responsibilities of this position, and to view all our current postings, visit careers.msu.edu. Internal applicants should access postings through the Careers @ MSU tile in the EBS Portal.